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Jun 21 Friday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Insect Explorers
Little Sioux Park, 2 miles SW of Correctionville, Iowa. Explore the world of bugs. We will look and learn about insects.
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Jun 22 Saturday 10:00 AM Turtles and Kindness Rocks
Join a naturalist and a few turtle friends in a fun rock painting activity.
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Jun 27 Thursday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Bump in the Night
Learn about animals of the night, meet a live owl and take an evening hike. This event is free & open to the public.
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Jun 29 Saturday 7:00 PM Fire Building
. Learn about fire safety and how to start a fire using flint and steel and Ferro cerium rods. Children under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult.
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Jul 2 Tuesday 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Meet the Animals
Stop in to meet our feathered and scaled live animals. This will give you an opportunity to view the salamanders, turtles, snakes and birds of prey up close and personal. Free!
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Jul 3 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Flight & Rockets
Learn about the power of flight in birds, examine bird feathers and wings and then launch some water rockets.
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Jul 3 Wednesday 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hilltop Hike for Nature’s Fireworks
Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. What better way to get ready for the Fourth of July than to enjoy nature’s natural fireworks, the fireflies!
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Jul 4 Thursday The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center is Open shortened hours from 10am – 3pm
Nature Center Open shortened hours from 10am – 3pm. Happy Independence Day!
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Jul 4 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Rockin’ the Fourth
Learn about geology, grow your own crystals and launch some water rockets. Free fun for the whole family!
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Jul 5 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Reptiles
Join the Summer Naturalists at the open play area near the playground to learn about these scaled animals and meet a live turtle and snake. Free!
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Jul 5 Friday 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Canoeing and Kayaking on the Lake
Learn about canoeing and kayaking basics and then practice your skills on the lake. All equipment provided. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. Dress to get wet.
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Jul 6 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pond Life
Join the Summer Naturalists to search for aquatic life in the pond. Plan to get wet and muddy. Meet at the last parking lot by the ponds. Free!
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Jul 9 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Tales
Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. Pre-schoolers, join us with an adult for this special story time, Going on a Bear Hunt, at the Nature Playscape.
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Jul 11 Thursday 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM Live Animal Lunchtime
Come and watch our live animals eat. Learn about their habitat needs and adaptations. Free! Open until 7pm on Thursdays in June and July.
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Jul 12 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Atlatl
Learn how prehistoric people hunted megafauna by using an atlatl, or ancient spear thrower. Then, give it a try yourself by using a reconstructed atlatl to launch some long darts. Meet at the open play area near the playground.
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Jul 12 Friday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Owl Explorers
Join Marti our summer naturalist and learn about owls. Meet Harlan, our live owl, dissect owl pellets and more.
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Jul 19 Friday 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Fish Prints and ID
Test your fish identification skills, learn about different species of fish, take a hike and then make a fun fish print craft. Free!
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Jul 19 Friday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Dutch Oven Sampler
Come learn how to prepare and cook in a cast iron Dutch Oven! Attendees will be sampling a main dish and a dessert that can easily be prepared at home.
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Jul 19 Friday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Kayaking on the Lake
Learn about kayaking basics and then practice your skills on the lake. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.
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Jul 20 Saturday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Owls of Iowa
Join the Summer Naturalists at the open shelter by the boat ramp to learn all about owls. Free!
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Jul 25 Thursday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Leaf Pounding
Join one of our summer naturalists, Hannah, on a hike to learn about different plants and trees around the Nature Center, followed by leaf pounding and leaf prints.
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Jul 26 Friday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Kayaking on the Lake
Learn about kayaking basics and then practice your skills on the lake. All equipment provided. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.
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